Poppy Heron

Projects Co-ordinator

Poppy Heron joined Modus Operandi in 2014 and administers and manages all aspects of the organisation as well as providing support for commissions and projects.


Poppy is a visual arts administrator with a background spanning arts commissioning, programming, fundraising and project management. In 2014 she worked as Festival Manager for HOUSE 2014, a visual arts commissioning festival taking place during the May Brighton Festival, which co-commissioned The British Library by Yinka Shonibare MBE.


She has delivered numerous projects working for ArtReach Consultants ranging from public consultation to commission and event management. Key projects include the presentation of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer's work Under Scan in Trafalgar Square and curating the symposium Participation in Visual Arts as part of the Folkestone Triennial 2011.


Poppy worked at Tate from 2004 until 2009, coordinating fundraising approaches for exhibitions and acquisitions, archive and conservation.